The 2012 election cycle is underway and familiar allegations that illegal immigrants are registering to vote or casting ballots are already cropping up again, but election officials from across Arizona say the oft-made claims are little more than urban legend.Read More »
Olivia Cortes, one of the challengers in the recall election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce, has been told by Mesa officials to take down her campaign signs.
The city sent Cortes a letter last week telling the candidate she had until 5 p.m. Monday to remove her campaign signs. The city will begin taking them down today if they're still standing.
Arizona will no longer remove teachers from English-immersion classrooms if they use bad grammar or have heavy accents.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is exploring ways to put a spotlight on Arizona concerns as she considers alternatives that include moving up Arizona's presidential primary, an idea that would like reshuffle the calendar for picking a Republican presidential nominee.Read More »
The Hopi Tribe has followed up on a threat to sue the city of Flagstaff for maintaining a contract to sell treated wastewater for snowmaking at an Arizona ski resort.Read More »
A Pima County man is the newest member of the state commission that oversees Arizona's public campaign finance system.Read More »
While doing research this week on the alleged election fraud in Yuma last fall, we stumbled upon a number of emails sent out by various groups perpetuating the story that liberal activists were conducting rampant fraud in the district in order to save Grijalva.Read More »
The total cost to defend three border activists ultimately convicted of killing a southern Arizona man and his young daughter in a 2009 home invasion was more than $951,000, making it one of the costliest in Pima County's history.Read More »
Critics are questioning why the Pinal County Sheriff's Office spent more than $53,000 to send 25 people to a weeklong conference in Missouri this summer.Read More »
Former Attorney General Terry Goddard this weekend accused now AG Tom Horne of taking part in a Republican “intimidation campaign” against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. The announcement was odd, and so was the timing – given that Horne’s investigation has been ongoing for more than a month.Read More »